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Fee Schedule

FEE SCHEDULE
Effective December 1, 2020
The District of Montana will not be accepting cash payments until further notice.
 
 
FILING FEES
 
Civil Filing Fee (Complaint and Notice of Removal)
$402.00
Civil Filing Fee (Complaints filed by prisoners granted leave to proceed in forma pauperis) $350.00
Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus
$5.00
Motion to Reduce/Vacate Sentence under 28 U.S.C. 2255
No Charge
 
 
APPEAL FILINGS FEES
 
Notice of Appeal
$505.00
Appeal - Misdemeanor
$39.00
 
 
ATTORNEY ADMISSION FEES
 
Attorney Admission
$262.00
PHV Fees
$262.00
Certificate of Admission (duplicate)
$20.00
Certificate of Good Standing
$20.00

 

 
 
MISCELLANEOUS FEES
 
Filing or indexing any paper not in a case or proceeding for which a filing fee has been paid
$49.00
Registering judgment from another district
$49.00
Registration or revocation of power of attorney (sureties)
$49.00
Record search (per name or item)
$32.00
Certification of Court Document
$11.00
Exemplification of Court Document
$23.00
Issuance of an Apostille
$47.00
   
Copy fees (obtained/prepared by a deputy clerk, per page)
$0.50
Copy fees (electronic copies obtained from the use of the public terminal, per page) $0.10
Copy fees (records stored outside of CM/ECF provided in an electronic format)
$31.00
Returned check fee
$53.00
Reproduction of Proceeding, Audio Recording
$32.00
Electronic Retrieval of Archived Records - Flat Fee
$19.90
     Electronic Retrieval of Archived Records - Per Page Fee
$0.65
Retrieval of Archived Records - First Box
$64.00
     Retrieval of Archived Records - Subsequent Boxes
$39.00
Abstract or Transcript of Judgment
$15.00
Processing fee for petty offense on a federal violation notice
$30.00
Registry Funds (non-interpleader cases)
10 basis points
Registry Funds (interpleader cases)
20 basis points
We accept the following methods of payment: cash (exact change), money order, check,
credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express) and debit cards (with a Visa or MasterCard logo).
Make checks & money orders payable to - Clerk, U.S. District Court.
**Cash is not accepted for bankruptcy filing fees in any division other than the Butte division.**